interface dies under network load on SMP machines

Jon Lewis
Thu Sep 3 15:02:44 1998

On Wed, 2 Sep 1998, Frank Koenen wrote:

> "Wonder if this might be a problem outside the tulip driver?"

I used to have this problem with SMC Ultra Elite16T cards (8390 +
smc-ultra driver), and upgraded the affected system to a tulip card
perhaps a year ago and have not seen it happen since.  The system is a
dual P150.

> In my case, doing an ifconfig up/down does not always correct the
> problem.

It did in my case.  ifconfig down/up that is.

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